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Collins, Baron (UK, 1907 - 1911)


Creation: let.pat. 6 Mar 1907


Extinct: 3 Jan 1911


Family name: Collins




Argent two Lions combatant proper on a Chief Azure a Pelican Argent vulning herself Gules


A Pelican as in the Arms gorged with a Plain Collar Gules


 Dant vulnera vitam



Richard Henn [Collins], Baron Collins, PC

3rd son of Stephen Collins QC, of Merrion Square, Dublin, by his wife Frances Henn, dau. of William Henn, Master in Chancery




1868 Jane Ogle Moore (d. 6 Mar 1934), dau. of Very Rev Ogle William Moore, Dean of Clogher


1. Lt Col Hon Richard Henn Collins CMG DSO (b. 2 Apr 1873; d. 19...), mar. 1909 ..... ....., and had issue

2. Hon Sir Stephen Ogle Henn Collins CBE KC, Judge of the High Court (d. 19...), mar. 14 Dec 1899 Agnes Julia Lambert, 6th dau. of Frederick Lambert, of Garratt's Hall, Banstead, co. Surrey, by his wife Caroline Emma Heygate, yst. dau. of James Heygate, of Porters Grange, co. Essex, and had issue

1. Hon Frances Helen Collins, mar. 1 Nov 1905 Rt Rev Henry Henn, Bishop of Burnley

2. Hon Hilda Jane Collins, mar. 30 Jan 1906 Rev J A Garton, Vicar of All Saints, Gordon Square, London, and had issue

3. Hon Mary Brenda Nepenthe Collins, mar. 7 Dec 1906 Capt W C F Vaudrey Barker-Mill, of Mottisfont Abbey, co. Hampshire, and had issue


3 Jan 1911


6 Mar 1907 for life Baron Collins, of Kensington in the County of London


barrister, Middle Temple 1867, QC 1883, Bencher 1885, Treasurer 1905; Commissioner of Corrupt Practices in Boston 1880; knighted 1891; Judge of the High Court, Queen's Bench Division 1891-97; Member of the Venezuela Arbitration Tribunal 1892; Chairman of the Railway Commission 1892-97; Privy Councillor 1897; Lord Justice of the Court of Appeal 1897-1901; Chairman of the War Funds Committee 1901; Master of the Rolls and Chairman of the Historical Manuscripts Commission 1901-07; Chairman of the Beck Committee 1904; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1907-10


First written 15 Sep 2004



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